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Sunny Sunday Strawberry Sparkler

Have you ever found yourself thirsty for something besides water on a warm, lazy Sunday afternoon? And maybe you’re avoiding alcohol and its commonly proffered alternatives of sugary soda or juice. It’s too hot for tea, and iced tea takes

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Oakland Chiropractor Loves Aaptiv Fitness App

  Do you ever have trouble picking music that best reflects your fitness mood? You are all dressed to go for a long walk or run and you’re feeling inspired and energetic…but you just can’t figure out which song to play

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Wrist Pain with Breastfeeding and Baby Holding

Do you struggle with wrist pain when breastfeeding or with baby holding? Maybe you’ve tried stretching or using a brace, but the pain keeps coming back? In this video I’m going to show you how you can fix your wrist pain so

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Diastasis Recti: What it is and how to treat it without surgery

  Diastasis Recti is a condition in which your most superficial abdominal muscles (rectus abdominus) separate along the midline of the body. The left and right sides of the abs split apart and the connective tissue along the midline stretches

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Does Your Belly Always Feel Protruded? Check Your Psoas.

It’s often thought that a protruding belly posture is due to weak abdominals. In terms of fixing that faulty posture, it seems logical that if you were to “pull” the belly in by strengthening the abdominals, you would no longer

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FOOT PRONATION: The Shock Absorber of the Body

When you think of shock absorption in a car, the above picture might be what you imagine.  A series of springs and rods that can take force from one direction and transfer it into another structure.  But what if I

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Love your Food, Love your Body upcoming workshop

We have a special announcement to share!  A colleague of mine, a very thoughtful and skilled yoga therapist, is offering a new workshop this summer called Love your Food, Love your Body. It’s on 8/23/15 from 2-4pm at Leela Yoga

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Did You Know That a Chiropractor Can Adjust a Jaw?

Of all the areas of the body that I regularly adjust in my office, the jaw is the one that draws the most surprise from my patients. Many people don’t know that the jaw can get fixated, and that a

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Is Your Knee Pain Caused by a Mechanical Problem in Your Foot?

Your knee aches everytime you go down the stairs, it flares up after a long run, maybe you’ve even iced and foam rolled and gotten treatment of the knee itself, but the pain continues. What’s going on? Many of my

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Graston Technique Explained aka “How Do Those Metal Torture Bars Fix My Injury?”

If you’ve ever seen the set of stainless steel Graston tools in our office, you may have wondered what those scary-looking devices are good for!  You may have even experienced a Graston treatment on your knee or shoulder, but not really

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Riverstone Chiropractic is conveniently located on Grand Avenue in Oakland CA. We serve patients from Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, Richmond, Walnut Creek, El Cerrito, Emeryville, San Leandro, Alameda, and surrounding cities in the bay area. Riverstone sports chiropractor Dr. Sandy Baird uses her background in athletics and massage therapy to provide her patients with effective and personalized sports medicine treatments, which include Active Release Techniques, chiropractic treatment, deep tissue massage, and rehabilitation exercises. Riverstone Chiropractic - 3409 Grand Ave #5 Oakland California 94610 - (510) 465-2342
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